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vamsi84
02-26-2002, 08:19 AM
Hi Erin,
Consider the following sentence.
"I get diverted even with the slightest of sounds."
In this sentence are there 9 words or 8 words.Should we count even "I" as a word?
I am eagerly waiting for your reply,
-Vamsi

Erin
02-26-2002, 05:36 PM
A 'word' is a group of letters with a space on either side; hence, your sentence has nine words.

At any rate, most of us simply use the 'Word Count' function found in modern word processors to count the number of words.

Hope that helps!

Please post further questions here.

Erin

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